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Finding Faith in the Classroom
Dekok Earns National Award
On Empathy
Presidential Search Update

Finding Faith in the Classroom

At Hillcrest Academy, we use every means possible to teach God’s Word to our students. This past week, Dawn Synstelien hopped around to some classes and observed two of our Bible teachers. She was impressed by the thought and creativity they put into their lessons. It is easy to see how virtue is taught to the students, namely the virtue of faith.  Read the full article here>>
Campus News

On Empathy

Hans Holzner recently wrote a piece in response to the picture above. The picture is of a school child impacted by a civil war in Syria. Hans asks the question, "What is empathy?" Catch a Hillcrest student's perspective in this preview to our school newspaper. Read the Full Story>>

Preston Shares Faith

Daniel's faith is being made his own. Struggling to know if he is personally saved, Daniel felt challenged knowing that his faith was highly informed by his family. Over the years, Daniel has been stretched, and in the process, had his faith developed. Hear this quick testimony from Hillcrest's student body president. Read the full story>>
Principal's Desk

Dekok Earns Award

Principal Jeff Isaac of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy announced today that Nicole Dekok has been named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Read the Full Story>>

Culture Translator

For 100 years Hillcrest has helped students discern truth in a changing world. Recently, Hillcrest has built a solid ministry partnership with AXIS, a worldview teaching group that travels the United States. One of the best things they put out is a weekly email touching on the top topics in youth culture. Check out the Culture Translator>>

Alumni News

Notes from Pres. Egge

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but facing one’s fear,” said Coach Werdal. I was in his office shortly after he had told us football players to turn in our pads if we were going to play fearfully. Read the Full Article>>

Presidential Search

The Search Committee has evaluated the results and are using them in our President Qualifications, Position Announcement and in the future interview process. Read the Full Update>>

Comet Calendar

Homecoming Week
The Lady Comets kick-off homecoming week with a game Tuesday night. To view the homecoming calendar, Click Here>>
Centennial Kickoff
Hillcrest turns 100 this year. Help us celebrate with our kickoff event during homecoming. Find out more here>>
Homecoming Concert
The Homecoming concert is Sunday, October 2 at 7pm at Bethel Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls. 
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